Tunisian Sign Language

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A language of Tunisia

Population

21,200 (2008 WFD). 53,000 (2014 IMB).

Location

Scattered.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Loans from French Sign Language [fsl] and Italian Sign Language [ise], but it is distinct.

Language Use

Deaf schools (Total Communication, 2008 WFD).

Language Development
Dictionary.
Other Comments

Used by United States Peace Corps. 60 interpreters, with university-level training (2008 WFD). Muslim (Sunni).